Oregon Bill Would Restrict ALPRs, Help Block National License Plate Tracking Program

SALEM, Ore. (March 16, 2015) –  A bipartisan bill introduced in the Oregon Senate last month would put strict limitations on the use of Automated License Plate Readers (ALPRs) by law enforcement in the state, placing significant roadblocks in the way of a federal program using states to help track the location of millions of everyday people through pictures of their license plates.

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Texas Action Alert: Help Nullify Some FDA Restrictions on Terminally-ill Patients

Texas HB438 and SB694 would nullify in practice some FDA restrictions pertaining to experimental drugs for terminally ill patients. HB438 is in the House Committee on Public Health, and SB694 is in the Senate Committee on Health & Human Services. The bills must pass through their committee assignments successfully before they can receive full votes in their respective chambers.

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Signed by the Governor in Wyoming: Right to Try Act Effectively Nullifies Some FDA Restrictions on Terminally-ill

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Mar. 13, 2015) – A Wyoming bill that would nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that prevent terminally ill patients from accessing treatments was signed into law by Gov. Matt Mead on Monday. Introduced by Sen. Bruce Burns (R-Sheridan), Senate File 3 (SF3), the Wyoming Right to Try Act, is the latest…

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